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Photo feature of the day, today in history, the weather forecast and local gas prices

Happy Tuesday!

Alex Quinn submitted today’s featured image, taken recently from the patio at the Seasider Bistro in Grief Point.

To submit a picture for Photo of the Day consideration, send it via email to with the subject line “Photo of the Day.” Remember to include where and when you took the picture, what it is and your name (we want to give you credit). Horizontal photos are preferred.

On this day:
In 1902, following the death of his mother, Queen Victoria, Edward VII was crowned king of Great Britain.

In 1965, due to disagreements between leaders and race tensions, the Malaysian parliament decided to expel Singapore from the Malaysian Federation. Singapore’s independence began under the leadership of prime minister Lee Kuan Yew.

In 1996, legendary Grateful Dead singer/songwriter and guitarist Jerry Garcia passed away at the age of 53.

Today’s weather:
Tuesday, August 9, is expected to be sunny, becoming a mix of sun and cloud in the morning, with a high of 27 degrees Celsius during the day, dropping to 17 degrees in the evening. For the full 12-hour and seven-day qathet region weather forecast, go to our weather page.

In case you missed it…
Tla’amin Nation member Davis McKenzie has been named to the Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) board of directors.

For his latest full-length album release, qathet-based musician Ron Campbell used several guitars and many different musical genres to portray his vision.

Traffic reminder…
There will be a closure of the Wildwood bridge in the early morning hours of this coming Friday.

Low on gas?
Here are the latest prices at local stations.

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